Category: Drinking Alcohol and Longevity


Readings on Alcohol and Longevity

  • Berger, K., et al. Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and risk of Stroke among US male physicians. New England Journal of Medicine, 1999, 341(21), 1557-1564.
  • Blackwelder, W. C., et al. Alcohol and mortality. The Honolulu Heart Study. American Journal of Medicine, 1980, 68(2), 164-169.
  • Boffetta, P., and Garefinkel, L. Alcohol drinking among men enrolled in an American Cancer Society prospective study. Epidemiology, 1990, 1(5), 42-48.
  • Brenner, H., et al. The association between alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality in a cohort of male employees in the German construction industry, International Journal of Epidemiology, 1997, 26, 85-91.
  • Britton, A., and McPherson, K. Mortality in England and Wales attributable to current alcohol consumption. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2001, 55(6), 383-388.
  • Cabot, R.C. the relation of alcohol to arterioscleroisis, Journal of the American Medical Association, 1904, 43, 774-775.
  • Calcoya, M., et al. Alcohol and Stroke: a community case control study in Asturias, Spain. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 1999, 52, 577-684;
  • Camargo, C. A., et al. Prospective study of moderate alcohol consumption and mortality in US male physicians. Archives of Internal Medicine, 1997, 157, 79-85.
  • Camargo, C. A., et al. Moderate alcohol consumption and the risk for angina pectoris or myocardial infarction in U.S. male physicians. Archives of Internal Medicine, 1997, 126(5).
  • Coate, D. Moderate drinking and coronary heart disease mortality: evidence from NHANES I and NHANES I follow-up. American Journal of Public Health, 1993, 83(6), 888-890.
  • Dairdron, D. M. Cardiovascular effects of alcohol. Western Journal of Medicine, 1989, 151(4), 430-439.
  • Doll, R., et al. Mortality in relation to consumption of alcohol: 13 years observations on male British doctors. British Medical Journal, 1994, 309, 911-918.
  • Ellison, R. C. Does Moderate Alcohol Consumption Prolong Life? New York: American Council on Science and Health, 1993.
  • Farchi, G., et al. Alcohol and survival in the Italian rural cohorts of the Seven Countries Study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 2000, 29, 667-671.
  • Fuchs, C. S., et al. Alcohol consumption and mortality among women. The New England Journal of Medicine, 1995, 332(19), 1245-1250.
  • Gronbaek, M., et al. Type of alcohol consumed and mortality from all causes, coronary heart disease, and cancer. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2000, 133(6), 411-419.
  • Gronbaek, M., et al. Alcohol and mortality: is there a U-shaped relation in elderly people? Age and Aging, 1998, 27(6), 739-744.
  • Gronbaek, M., et al. Influence of sex, age, body mass index, and smoking on alcohol inytake and mortality, British Medical Journal, 1994, 308, 302-306.
  • Gronbaek, M., et al. Mortality associated with moderate intakes of wine, beer, or spirits, British Medical Journal, 1995, 310, 1165-1169.
  • Hennekens, C. H. Alcohol and Risk of Coronary Events. In: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Alcohol and the Cardiovascular System. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1996.
  • Hoffmeister, H., et al. The relationship between alcohol consumption, health indicators, and mortality in the German population. International Journal of Epidemiology, 1999, 28(6), 1066-1072.
  • Keil, U, et al. The relation of alcohol intake to coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality in a beer drinking population, Epidemiology, 1997, 8(2), 150-156.
  • Klatsky, A. Alcohol and mortality: a ten year Kaiser Permanente experience, Annals of Internal Medicine, 1981, 95, 139-145.
  • LaPorte, R. E., Cresanta, J. L., and Kuller, L. H. The relationship of alcohol consumption to atherosclerotic heart disease. Preventive Medicine, 1980, 9, 22-40;
  • McCallum, J., et al. The Dubbo Study of the Health of the Elderly 1988-2002: An Epidemiological Study of Hospital and Residential Care. 1998, 9, 184-188. Sydney, NSW, Australia: The Australian Health Policy Institute, 2003.
  • Maskarinec, G., et al. Alcohol intake, body weight, and mortality in a multiethnic prospective cohort. Epidemiology, 1998, 9(6), 654-661.
  • Moore, R. D., and Pearson, T. A. Moderate alcohol consumption and coronary artery disease. Medicine, 1986, 65, 242-267.
  • Perdue, L., and Shoemaker, W. The French Paradox and Beyond. Sonoma, CA: Renaissance Publishing, 1992.
  • Renaud, S., et al. Alcohol and mortality in middle-aged men from Eastern France, Epidemiology,
  • Rimm, E., et al. Prospective study of alcohol consumption and risk of coronary disease in men. The Lancet. 1991, 338, 464-468.
  • Rimm, E., et al. Prospective study of cigarette smoking, alcohol use and the risk of diabetes in men. British Medical Journal, 1995, 310, 555-559.
  • Rimm, E., et al. Moderate alcohol intake and lower risk of coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of effects on lipids and hemostatic factors. British Medical Journal, 1999, 319, 1523-1528.
  • Rodgers, H., et al. Alcohol and Stroke: a case control study of drinking habits past and present. Stroke, 1993, 12(10), 1473-1477.
  • Truelsen, T., et al. Intake of beer, wine and spirits and risk of Stroke: the Copenhagen city heart study. Stroke, 1998, 29(12), 2468-2472.
  • Wang, L. et al. Predictors of functional change: a longitudinal study of nondemented people aged 65 and older. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2002, 50(9), 1525-1534.
  • Willett, W. C. with the assistance of others. Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.
  • Yuan, J-M., et al. Follow up study of moderate alcohol intake and mortality among middle aged men in Shanghai, China. British Medical Journal, 1997, 314, 18-23.

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